Anticipating another day which will be overwhelmed by the excitement, the day of Elle Women’s championship, SLUG 2016 dawned bright.The quarter finals started with the match between University of Colombo and University of Ruhuna and Colombo won with a score of 05 – 04. The match between University of Rajarata and University of Peradeniya ended up with a score of 09 –02 by making Rajarata the winner. Wayambawasthe winnerofthe match between WayambaUniversity and University of Moratuwa by a margin of 09 – 05 whereas the match between University of Jaffna and University of Jayewardenepura ended up with a score of 05 –02 making University of Jayewardenepura thewinner.
The first semifinal was between University of Peradeniya and WayambaUniversity and the WayambaUniversity won with a score of 06 – 07. The second semifinal was played by University of Colombo and University of Jayewardenepura and university of Colombo reach the final by a score of 06 – 05. University of Peradeniya and the University of Jayewardenepura battled for the third place and the University of Peradeniya became the 2nd Runners Upwith a score margin of 08-07.
The final match between University of Colombo and WayambaUniversity was breathtakingly aggressive and after a close match, University of Colombo grabbed the Ellewomen’s championship of SLUG 2016.
Sport is a bond that builds up the brotherhood. SLUG, a gathering of Sri Lankan University sportsmen and sportswomen cultivates lasting friendship and brotherhood among Sri Lankan universities. Whatever the final results, what truly matters is coming up with strength and solidarity which are hard to be defeated. Even the applause of victory is meant to be forgotten in no time, the brotherhood strengthened with the spirit of sports will never fade.